Jorge Perez
Jorge Perez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lincolnwood, Ill.

High School:
Niles West

Event:
Hurdles/Sprints

Birthdate:
08/22/1986

2005-06: Placed sixth in the 100-meter hurdles (15.03) at the Big Blue Classic at Eastern Illinois ... was also sixth in the 100-meters (11.33) at the Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational ... earned a fifth-place finish in the long jump (22-04.25) at EIU ... eighth-place finish in the 60-meter hurdles (8.45) at the State Farm MVC Indoor Championships.

2004-05: Won the 110-hurdles at both the Lee Calhoun Memorial (15.03) and Vanderbilt Early Season Invite (15.64) ... placed third in the 100-meter dash (11.32) at the Lee Calhoun Memorial ... won the long jump at the Lee Calhoun Memorial with a leap of 22-4 1/4 ... placed second in the 60-meter hurdles (8.38) at the Redbird Invite.

At Niles West: Named all-conference and all-state junior and senior year ... team MVP as a junior and senior ... also a team captain ... team finished 12th at state senior year ... team was also conference champions junior year and sectional champions sophomore year. Personal: Born 8/22/86 ... son of Jorge and Maria Pérez ... majoring in physical education teaching.